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Self Defense Seminar

Self Defense Seminar

Self Defense seminars are extremely popular and help you get new families into your school. This playlist will give you a few drills to kickstart your seminar lesson plan. There are also some children's drills and knife drills to make your seminar better for all ages and add variety.

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Self Defense Seminar
  • John Hackleman - Get Out of my Face

    If your opponent is crowding your face, you can use this elbow defense to create some space. Your opponent's power will be used against them.
    MMA | Bob | Elbow | Self Defense

  • Ted Guerrero - Self Defense Drill

    Fighting first is not always the best option for self defense. Teach your students to try to talk their way out of a situation while remaining ready to use contact if necessary.
    Self Defense | Kids | Adults

  • Michael Kramp - Don't Crowd Me

    One student is chosen to be the defender, while the rest of the class is assigned to act like a typical crowd with one other student being a mystery attacker.
    Self Defense | Reaction Time | Teens | Adults

  • Justin Ortiz - Defense Against a Two-Handed Grab

    Per usual with self defense, start by making a distraction. Use a traditional Japanese technique to start a sequence of defense techniques to take the attacker down.
    Self Defense | Takedown

  • Melody Shuman - Beat the Bully

    Students will use a hammer first technique to break away from a wrist grab. It is important that they yell "stay back!" after escaping to build confidence and alert others that they are in danger.
    Power | Targeting | Self Defense | Kids

  • Dave Kovar - Knife Threats Part 1

    The first drill of this series focuses on a knife threat pressed up to the neck. Use the fact that action is faster than reaction to successfully defend yourself.
    Weapons | Self Defense | Knife | Takedown

  • Mike Parker - Beginner Knife Tapping

    Knife tapping is when you are defending yourself from a knife when you are unarmed. This technique should be a last resort when in such a situation.
    Kali | Knife | Weapons | Self Defense